Past Event16 Apr - 18 Apr 2021

Latin Fiesta

No longer available

Aotea Square

Festivals

¡Vamos a la fiesta!

It’s heating up in Aotea Square!

Prepare to party all weekend long as the Auckland Latin Fiesta brings the exciting sounds, tastes, and experiences of Latin American culture to the heart of the city.

Enjoy three days of free salsa and tango dance classes, live music featuring a 15-piece Latin band, Samba parades, Brazilian forro bands, Latin DJs, traditional foods from the market, and more.

Friday 16 April

Main Stage

5pm - 6pm: Bachata Lesson with Viva Dance

6pm - 6:30pm: Salsa Lesson + Follow Me with Vivio - Cuban Groove 

6:30pm - 7pm: Samba Parade with Samba Passion and Copacabana Beats

7pm - 8pm: Matecito Latin Band 

8pm - 9pm: DJ JC + Latin Performances 

9pm - 10pm: Matecito Latin Band 

10pm - 11pm: DJ JC 


Brazil Stage

6:30pm - 7pm: Samba Parade with Samba Passion and Copacabana Beats 

7pm - 8pm: Samba Dos Amigos 

8pm - 9pm: DJ Lucas Datt

9pm - 10pm: Samba Dos Amigos 

10pm - 11pm: DJ Lucas Datt


Saturday 17 April

Main Stage

12pm - 12:30pm: Colombian, Peruvian and Chilean traditional shows 

12:30pm - 1pm: Zumba with Viva Dance 

1pm - 3pm: Radio Rebelde

3:30pm - 4:30pm: Mireya Ramos - Latin Vibes

4:30pm - 5:30pm: Samba lesson with Gabriella Samba Passion

5:30pm - 6pm: AK Samba Parade (to the Brazil Stage) 

6:30pm - 7:30pm: Salsa Lesson with Aotearoa Latin Dance + Performances

7:30pm - 8:30pm: Banda Latina 

8:30pm - 9pm: DJ King Salsa 

9pm - 10pm: Banda Latina 

10pm - 11pm: DJ King Salsa 


Brazil Stage

11:30am - 1pm: Havanah Groove band 

1pm - 2pm: Reggaeton/Salsa with Salsa Crew 

2pm - 3:30pm: Social dancing 

4pm - 5:30pm: Chaos, Valerie & El Brujo, Spanish pop

5:30pm - 6pm: AK Samba Parade (from the Main Stage)

6:30pm - 7:30pm: Samba Maracana

7:30pm - 8:30pm: DJ Bobby Brazuka

8:30pm - 9:30pm: Samba Maracana 

9:30pm - 11pm: DJ Bobby Brazuka


The Terrace Café

12pm - 1:30pm: Conversational speakers meet-up (Spanish and Portuguese). Practice your conversational skills with native speakers from Viva Language Dept. 


Sunday 18 April

Main Stage

11:30am - 1pm: Mariachi New Zealand 

1:30pm - 2pm: Trio Flamenco 

2:30pm - 5pm: Chico con Tumbao Feat Basteano (3 sets) 

5pm: Fiesta ends


Brazil Stage

11:30am - 12pm: Zumba with Magda 

12pm - 1:30pm: Bachata Dance Lesson and social with Sweet Azucar

1:30pm - 3:30pm: Forro Brazilian dance lesson and social with Forro NZ

5pm: Fiesta ends 


The Terrace Café

12pm - 1:30pm: Conversational speakers meet-up (Spanish and Portuguese). Practice your conversational skills with native speakers from Viva Language Dept. 


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